It was a pleasure to read Sarah Miller’s thoughtful piece in PenBay Pilot on the timing of the vote for Montgomery Dam. It was a model of civil discourse that I hope to live up to. 

I agree with her premise, that the town needs more discussion on whether or not to destroy Montgomery Dam and its waterfall, but I disagree with her conclusion: that a vote would be premature. 

The vote, by the way, is likely to take place at the time of the June 2022 meeting, which is seven months away.  

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